Swiss Chard with Raisins and Almonds

Swiss Chard With Raisins And Almonds Recipe

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

A wonderful side dish that's sweet and citrusy with just a slight hint of "heat".

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Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    dry sherry
  • 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds
  • 4 clove
    garlic, thinly sliced
  • 4 bunch
    swiss chard, center ribs and stems removed and cut into 2-inch pieces (about 16 cups)
  • 1 large
    fresno chile or red jalapeño pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 tsp
    fresh lemon juice, or more if needed
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Swiss Chard with Raisins and Almonds

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring Sherry and raisins to a simmer in a small saucepan. Remove from heat; let cool.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add almonds and cook, stirring frequently, until just beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant but not browned, about 1 minute more. Add chard by handfuls to pot, tossing to wilt between additions, and cook until tender, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add raisins with soaking liquid, chile (or pepper), lemon zest, and 2 teaspoons lemon juice. Season with salt, pepper, and more lemon juice, if desired, and toss to combine.

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About Swiss Chard with Raisins and Almonds

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Spanish




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